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    Re: ILLEGAL WORKERS: A lucrative trade

    Though I feel sorry for all those living in powerty, whether they be from Thai neighboring countries, or from Mexico here, allowing such illegal "immigration" can beckfire upon a country, as it is...
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    Re: Rising cost Of Fares

    :laughlong good humorous observation of $$ situation Mr. Sved. ..though Dollar was down to about 30.3 Bahts, now it`s getting stronger again, as I found out last week, now it`s 32,20 bahts to...
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    Re: Rising cost Of Fares

    Well, thank you Mr. F.PH. for your comment,...though I am not sure to whom was that exactly addressed,..I mean the part about "bigotry & racism", hope not to me since I have not made one racial nor...
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    Re: Rising cost Of Fares

    Thanks David,...it took me few minutes to grasp what you were saying there...so the cops are adding 12$ to the ticket as the cost of gasoline their squad car used while catching the...
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    Re: Rising cost Of Fares

    Cost of air fares are also different from air-line to air-line,...like one travel agent found me combo of Americam air line companies for 1495$,..while other agent found me flight by...
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    Re: Rising cost Of Fares

    Aaah, Betty I feel for you there in Thailand, havinf higher gasoline prices, then here in U.S., but to charge passengers EXTRA $$$ for plane fuel is ridiculous, then what is included in your air...
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    Rising cost Of Fares

    I am planning my next trip to Bangkok in mid August, so I contacted my old travel agents for best/lowest fares from Chicago -Bangkok, ..and to my dissapointment best they came up with, was like 50%...
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    Re: Thai Families..

    Well thank you Susan, :thankya:...and happy and safe FOURTH to you & your family.
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    Re: Thai Families..

    That`s true of older generations in other countries as well,..like my mother had 7 other sibling, my father somewhat less,...2 others I think:rock:..so they found a happy middle ground and had 4,...
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    Re: Thai Families..

    Yeah, I think you are right Betty, on those webs I looked at, they did say that nowadays younger Thai couples would have 2-3 children,..but I wrote 1-2, just to be sure I don`t overstate.....And Mr....
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    Re: Thai Families..

    Well, thanks David for that bit of info. I am youngest (though by no means young;) ) of 4 children, my parents were from the old times believing in having larger families, and they came from even...
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    Re: Thai Families..

    Well thanks Paul, but royalty of every country were like that,....but I meant average monogamous Thai family, ..In country of my birth...loooong ago, every 11th. or 13th. child had president as...
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    Thai Families..

    I looked on internet without success trying to find largest-most numerous Thai family, but I found out that way back Thai familes , as in many other countries, would have 4-6 children, but in modern...
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    Re: Thai most ever....

    Oh ...and speaking of milk,...have you heard of the thrifty Scottslad, whose family had a cow, and they were selling the milk to public,..one day a government health inspector stopped by their house...
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    Re: Thai most ever....

    Thanks Mr. Tim for your comment. I did go through half of that post you cited, some good info there. But I my self am not advocating, nor condemning milk & dairy prods. consumption, I like cheeze on...
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    Re: Thai most ever....

    Mr. Nym, by your statement that milk is healthy for us to drink, you are showing that you don`t know much about milk toda, and how it affects our human bodies. I just looked on inter-net about the...
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    Re: Thai most ever....

    And thanks BILLK, for your clarifying comment. One percentage less does not make us Americans slim & trim now:laughlong
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    Re: Thai most ever....

    Yes, you are right about the cows milk, as dieticians on other webs I am on warn against drinking too much cows milk, for same reasons you mentioned, tough milk does meke for stronger bones, but it...
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    Re: Thai most ever....

    And thanks Paul Au, for your comment, ...but as I just found out on inter-net web, it is the Australians who are reaching new heights in fatness, and setting new world records;)...according to this...
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    Re: Thai most ever....

    Thanks Susana for your observation,....so you think the foods is what affects children growth more then it being genetic factor?...lack of nutrients can certainly stunt a childs growth....
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    Re: Thai most ever....

    Well...maybe those 2 guys are cousins, exceptional height can run in the genes, ..or it coulld be sickness acromegalia ...or something with like name...and they may be living in Bkk. area, but with...
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    Re: Thai most ever....

    I did just as you advised David, ...and you`re right, that "Placido"-dude is real, ..and he is waaay up there, so tall,.. google could show him only up to his chest;)..one of those fotos shows year...
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    Re: Thai most ever....

    Right you are Mr. Nam Phyng, day after day I log on to this web, and this category, and I see it`s "dead"...not moving anywhere,...so yes, lets have some new subject to examine;)....and ,..well let`s...
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    Thai most ever....

    Most Thai men & women are shorter than Europeans or Americans, though I met Nipa, my wife`s friend who is very cute and maybe slightly taller than I am:rolleyes:, and saw lot of men of my height,...
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    Re: Bangkok`s Sister Cities...

    Well...in that case, "Go west young man!, Go west!..."...Hmmmm:rock: What American said that???...:rock: I always do that when going to Thailand. Oh, and I di have a stopover once in Ireland, at...
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    Re: Bangkok`s Sister Cities...

    You`re 100% correct David....next time you`re in Chicago you got a dinner in Thai restaurant coming from me;)...Knowing 3 Bkk`s sister cities is more than I knew,....I did not know ONE untill I...
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    Bangkok`s Sister Cities...

    According to an inter-net web, Bangkok has 15 sister cities throughout the world, one is U.S.s`. Washington D.C. whose media claim that Bkk. is Washington`s worst sister city, why?...because Thai and...
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    Re: Thai restaurants-Mexican cooks.

    Yeah I guess we are different in our food tastes, and treat our taste buds differently. What ever works for different diners, if hybrid foods work for them?...good bussiness to them. As one guy on tv...
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    Re: Thai restaurants-Mexican cooks.

    Hmmm, good question Susan,...:rock:..Maybe it`s ambience, one Thai restauran, 2 blocks away from my home, -"Aruns", ([url]www.arunsthai.com ) it is very nicely designed & becorated on outside and...
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    Re: Thai restaurants-Mexican cooks.

    Yes, you`re right Mr. Curt, it comes down to ingredients...I did not mean to say that my dining expreience would be lessened because of cooks nationality, but because of him diluting authentic...
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    Re: Thailand`s "dangerous" animals

    Several people mentioned loose dogs as danger to people,....sure have noticed them myself, but as my wife said to me, they are not dangerous, they do not attack people, and I have not been chased...
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    Re: Thai restaurants-Mexican cooks.

    Well I thank you all Lady and Gentlemen for your different views:thankya: and interresting they are. I was thinking about that scenario, for a while... suppose I wanted to dine on authentic Mexican...
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    Re: Thailand`s "dangerous" animals

    Thanks Sparky for your comment....They also mention that they have leopard in their animal refuge, now what species of leopard would that be?...African variety?...if Asiatic?...I can think only of...
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    Re: Thailand`s "dangerous" animals

    Thanks David for that informative reply...And you`re absolutely correct about "snakes & scorpions" as they are on the list of "Thai national tourism web" as dangerous wild life, for tourists to watch...
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    Re: Thailand`s "dangerous" animals

    Well Mr. Sved, what I posted there about Illuminatis is not something I made up, it is a fact, which most people do not bother to read about,...or shose to ignore, but feel free to go on inter-net,...
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    Thai restaurants-Mexican cooks.

    In area of Chicago where I live there are about 8 or more Thai restaurants, some are more fanciful and more expensive than others, but I noticed that in several of them they employ Mexican...
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    Re: Thailand`s "dangerous" animals

    Well,...thanks for your informative comment Mr. Guava....and no,...no trolleys here...;)
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    Thailand's "dangerous" animals

    I wondered for some time if there were any tigers living in wilds in Thailand, I asked my wife, but she thought yes, was not sure though...So I found this web "friends of Thailand`s wild life" whose...
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    Re: Thai Orchids

    Well, I looked at that web inserted by Mr. Don & and read your comment Mel...no doubt that yellow blossomed tree is the national FLOWER of Thailand:butbut:...from your description of that tree Mel, I...
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    Re: Thai Orchids

    Thanks Mr. Don for that bit of information....And after seeing that tree on David`s post, I am not impressed in the least with it,...if that is Thai`s national "flower"?...then it`s a...
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    Re: Thai Orchids

    And thank you miss Karn for your informative comment, and hope you enjoyed your elaborate research on Thai orchids....Now can you tell us something about Thai Edelweiss?..or...
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    Re: Thai Orchids

    Well, thanks David for embarrasing me like that:blush:..;)...but for people who are not faimiliar with Thai national flower, it`s natural to assume that Thai orchid is Thai national flower, because...
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    Thai Orchids

    My wife Nooches favorite color is light purple, I asked her why, because I think that these secondary colors-purple, orange, green-are not very popular with people, she said its because Thai orchids...
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    Re: Thais and gas-oline....

    Well,..o.k. Mr. Don, I take your word for it. But I don`t know of any body that I know here in Chicago who has done it,...maybe most Americans would rather pay high prices so they got something to...
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    Re: Thais and gas-oline....

    Thanks for that comment. I know some city busses here are using fuels other than gasoline, and some other vehicles used by large utility companies, but I have not heard of private citizens converting...
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